BLOGS

What’s On – Black History Month 2020

Black History Month takes place every October in the UK, the month started as a way of remembering important people in History of the African Diaspora. Now, every October the country is filled with events, talks, social media movements to educate people on Black History. We've created a list of great Black History events that [...]

Artist Spotlight: Jean Beraud

Jean Béraud was a French painter renowned for his numerous paintings depicting the life of Paris, and the nightlife of Paris society.Pictures of the Champs Elysees, cafés, Montmartre and the banks of the Seine are precisely detailed illustrations of everyday Parisian life during the “Belle Époque”. Born in St Petersburg, Béraud moved with his family […]

Banked tickets & Gift Vouchers

As lots of us tentatively make our first steps back into the world, we wanted to update people on what we’ve decided in relation to PopUp Painting Gift Vouchers and ‘banked tickets’. We’re very pleased to be able to start running events again, with our first event coming up this Thursday in London. Lots more […]

Eat Out To Help Out

Hospitality is one of the UK’s biggest employers and has been hit especially hard by lockdown. In April, 80% of venues closed, and 1.4 million hospitality workers have been placed on furlough since then. Some venues have been able to provide a takeaway service during lockdown. But this often means lower average spending and less people […]

Cats in Art

The 8th August is none other than International Cat’s Day! So let’s show appreciation for our little furry friends by looking at Cats in Art over the years. Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen – Le Chat Noir To start this article, I wanted to write about what is arguably one of the most famous paintings featuring a chat. […]

Artist Wyland’s “Color & Keep it Immortal” colouring book challenge

Wyland is a French Artist – Performer – Fashion Designer – Experimental Artist – Jewellery Maker – Colouring Book Creator , living in London. He loves a challenge and this is a BIG one. Wyland’s goal is to publish one colouring book per month, celebrating a different famous person each day that inspires him. That’s 365 new drawings in his unique gesture portraits style! […]

Good Deeds during Lockdown

In celebration of Samaritan’s day, which is 24th July we’ve decided to look at good deeds during lockdown. The Samaritans are a brilliant charity setup to help others when they need it most. Samartians helpline is open 24 hours a day for people to call whenever they need. Covid-19 has ensured this year has been […]

PopUp Painting Stickers!

Here at Pop Up Painting we are really pleased to be receiving a new batch of custom stickers for our painting events. Catch them on your canvas or the table to simple put on and represent your new found creativity with us! Discount Sticker Printing provide stickers for events and businesses all across the UK and we […]

How can we all support Black Lives Matter?

The Black Lives Matter movement was set up to campaign against violence and systematic racism against black people. On Monday 25 May, a 46-year-old African American man named George Floyd was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer knelt on Floyd’s neck as he struggled to breathe. “Even with cameras on him, a police […]

Fundraising Quiz 11 May

You're invited to join thePopUp Painting Fundraiser Quizon Monday 11 May, all in aid of the NHS, Refuge, and Barnardo's. We've been touched and inspired by the things people have been able to do to help out during lockdown, and we've set ourselves the target of raising £1000 for these three fantastic causes. The Quiz [...]

Art Kits Now Available!

We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with our suppliers,David S Sales, to bring you thePopUp Painting Art Kit! In this art kit for adults or the young you will get everything you need to unleash your creativity at home, and enable you to get the most out of PopUp Painting Live! and [...]